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Affordable Housing In Warren County

Housing Authorities that serve Warren County

Housing Authority Programs
Shenandoah County Department of Social Services Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Warren County, Virginia

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Warren County, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Warren County, Virginia

Warren County features 0 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Warren County, Virginia

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Warren County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Warren County, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Warren County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Warren County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Warren County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $915 and $1,119.

2020 Warren County, Virginia Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $671 $772 $1,017 $1,418 $1,709
Payment Standard Range $604 to $738 $695 to $849 $915 to $1,119 $1,276 to $1,560 $1,538 to $1,880

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Warren County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.28%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $61,454 ±$5,225
Median Rent $915 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.24% ± 6.01pp
Total Population 38,481

Population and Household Demographics

Warren County is a county in Virginia with a population of 38,481. There are 14,364 households in the county with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 23.28% of households in Warren County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Warren County

The median gross income for households in Warren County is $61,454 a year, or $5,121 a month. The median rent for the county is $915 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Warren County, a household making less than $3,050 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.24% of households who rent are overburdened in Warren County.

Area Median Income In Warren County

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

In Warren County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $81,400

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Warren County

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Warren County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,100 $19,550 $22,000 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,500 $32,600 $36,650 $40,700 $44,000 $47,250 $50,500 $53,750
80% of Median $45,600 $52,100 $58,600 $65,100 $70,350 $75,550 $80,750 $85,950

Cities In Warren County

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City Served By
Front Royal The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Front Royal are the Virginia Housing and Shenandoah County Department of Social Services.